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The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 9 April 2004 (USA)
Jimmy the Tulip's (Willis) quiet new life is shaken up by his old pal Oz (Perry), whose wife (Henstridge) has been kidnapped by a Hungarian mob. The Tulip and his wife Jill (Peet) spring into action.

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Buttercup Scout (as Tallulah Belle Willis)
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Storyline

Thanks to falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky (Matthew Perry), retired hit man Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski (Bruce Willis) now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill's doorstep: it's Oz, and he's begging them to help him rescue his wife from the Hungarian mob. To complicate matters even further, the men, who are out to get Oz, are led by Lazlo Gogolak (Kevin Pollak), a childhood rival of Jimmy's and another notorious hit man. Oz, Jimmy and Jill will have to go the whole nine yards--and then some--to manage the mounting Mafioso mayhem. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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They missed each other. This time, their aim is better.

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 April 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Whole Nine Yards 2  »

Box Office

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,685,381 (USA) (9 April 2004)

Gross:

$16,323,969 (USA) (18 June 2004)
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Trivia

Matthew Perry previously made a cameo in Howard Deutch's first film, Pretty in Pink (1986), as the kid in the record store. See more »

Goofs

When Strabo collects Lazlo from the federal penitentiary in Chicago, the amount of frost/snow on the car's roof and windscreen changes. See more »

Quotes

Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: Why don't you just consider adopting.
Jimmy Tudeski: Come on Oz, how many adoption agencies are gonna give a kid to a professional killer.
Nicholas 'Oz' Oseransky: You may have a point there.
Jimmy Tudeski: Maybe i could just steal a kid. They're small. How hard can that be.
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El Sopón de Yuya
Written by Edesio Alejandro, Gerardo Garcia, Humberto Tavares Cheo, Humberto Brito Perez,
Lioni Veranes Giron
Performed by Edesio Alejandro featuring Adriano Rodriguez
Courtesy of Mayimba Music, Inc.
OBO Orunia Music
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A big disappointment
20 August 2006 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I really liked the Whole Nine Yards. Perhaps a little overdone, but very enjoyable. And Natasha Henstridge was gorgeous! The Whole Ten Yards was a disappointment. The plot was a retread, and the chemistry between Jimmy and Oz was watered down from the first movie. And as others have pointed out, Bruce Willis' crying was both poorly done and poorly conceived. Also, Jimmy's rotten behavior towards Oz and his wife was so out of character from what was established in the first movie, and his bizarre behavior in the beginning was inadequately justified. Furthermore, Kevin Pollack was more incomprehensible in this movie than in the previous one, which is saying something. I actually regretted seeing this movie, because it to some extent spoiled the nice feeling I got from watching the first one.


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